• Bradbury Memorial Center Staff

Marcia Carlson

Updated: Jan 27

June 14, 1940 to January 18, 2021

Marcia Mann Carlson, 80, passed away in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, on Monday, January 18, 2021. Marcia was born in St. Petersburg, Florida, on June 14, 1940.

Marcia loved books, old and new. She enjoyed reading about history and travel. Marcia was part of an active book-swapping club with her friends.

Marcia loved to cook. She is remembered as a “real genuine person” by those closest to her. She cheered on her beloved DePaul University’s Blue Demons basketball team, based in Chicago, Illinois, whenever she had the chance. Marcia also happily traveled to Florida with family as well as Upstate New York, both were memorable trips.

Marcia is survived by her son Richard Carlson, of Lake Havasu City; and a son and daughter, who both live in New Jersey. Marcia also is survived by her grandson Ryan, of Lake Havasu City, and granddaughter Megan, who lives in Minnesota.

Marcia was preceded in death by son Richard’s father, Charles Kenneth Carlson.

For any person who wishes to honor Marcia’s life, the family has requested that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society. The website address is